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London, UK
Reviewed 5 February 2014

Penzy's guesthouse is 5 minutes' walk from the beach, a stone's throw from the restaurants, bars and massage parlors in Chaweng. I arrived by boat from Koh Tao and transfer to Penzy's was 150 Baht. The hosts were truly helpful and kind, they have arranged my trip to Eranda SPA to celebrate my birthday, booked snorkeling and safari tours for...

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Millstone, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Penzy, her staff and husband were a god send! After a scary situation at another hostel, Penzy stayed up late to quickly set up accomodations. Not only is she fun and absolutly perfect, the hostels location was in a great spot and her advice was spot on.

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 December 2013

Very clean guest house, great local advice (like what public transportation prices really should cost) and extremely accommodating! David even got up extra early to put on a NFL game we wanted to watch back home that was only accessible in his office. Penzy is a sweetheart and they both want nothing but the best for you and the rest...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2013

We originally booked just 2 nights in Penzy's however we quickly extended our stay. The rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean, and Penzy and David were excellent hosts; very kind and very friendly. We got the ferry from Krabi and upon arriving in Koh Samui we took a red communal taxi into Chewang at a cost of 100 baht per...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2013

Fantastic value and location at a reasonable price. What really sets it apart though are the staff, nowhere i've stayed has made me feel so welcome and as many other reviews state Penzy herself is very helpful in terms of booking tours/transport. Would have definitely struggled without her! Only slight issue is that the wifi doesn't always reach the rooms...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2013 via mobile

Backpacking through Southeast Asia and this has been the nicest place we have stayed in so far. The staff is super friendly. The rooms are big, clean, with a tv/ dvd player (loads of dvds at the reception to borrow), fridge and fresh towels everyday. Location wise- it takes 3-5 minutes to the beach. Main bars (e.g Ark Bar) and...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 11 September 2013

Penzy's Guesthouse is a great value for the price. It has easy access to the beach and the central area of Chaweng beach. It is super clean with nice comfy rooms and good showers. What really sets Penzy's apart though is Penzy herself. She and her staff are SUPER helpful with booking tours, transport, etc. on and off the island....

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 11 September 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed for a few nights in late July/early August 2013. To keep it concise - The location was good for accessing much of the island, the price was good for the room and service provided, and all the members of staff were super-helpful throughout our stay. It was everything I could have hoped for and would...

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 September 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights with friends. It was very good value and the room was very clean. Penzy is incredibly welcoming, she was very helpful when it came to arranging excursions and recommending things for us to do. I fell ill whilst staying there and she got me a cab straight to the hospital and was very kind...

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Novara, Italy
Reviewed 6 August 2013

I stayed there for 4 nights last July. The location is great, close to the beach and in a quiet street, 10-15 minutes walking to central Chaweng. The rooms were nice and clean and the staff was absolutely friendly and helpful for everything. Good value for money, highly recommended.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Additional Information about Penzy Guesthouse

Address: 37/75 Moo. 3, Soi Alibaba | T.Bophut, Koh Samui, Suratthani, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $31 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Penzy Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 8
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Penzy Guesthouse Hotel Chaweng
Penzy Guesthouse Ko Samui, Thailand - Chaweng
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“If you need wifi, ask for a room on the lower floor”
Cindel_Jane_12, 24 May 2014 | Read review
“She only has 8 rooms at Penzy so I think they are pretty much similar.”
295jackn, 10 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We stayed on the first floor where the wifi signal was very good. Room was very clean and also contained a fridge and safe.”
344jessical, 30 Nov 2013 | Read review
“if you smoke request a balcony room which are near the front otherwise its a lot of walking up and down steep steps”
deanac_12, 20 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Rooms with a balcony are better for smokers”
beckycass, 15 Jul 2013 | Read review
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